On Saturday, March 30, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the 2019 Multicultural Networking and Career Conference featuring panel discussions, a luncheon and workshops with alumni and alumnae of color, as well as a keynote address from HWS Trustee Michael E. Rawlins ’80, P’16, Principal UX Design Architect, DTCI Fantasy Tools and Design, Walt Disney Company.
During the conference, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., HWS graduates from a range of professions, generations and backgrounds will lead forums, mock interviews and group sessions covering everything from networking and landing a job, to identity in the workplace, and navigating life after HWS.
Following a luncheon and address from Rawlins, the Hobart Alumni Association will recognize The Honorable Ludwig P. Gaines ’88, senior vice president and general counsel at Euille Group LLC., for his exemplary commitment and meritorious service on behalf of the Colleges.
“The Colleges are excited for yet another great conference, bringing together current students and a distinguished and diverse group of HWS graduates,” says Brandi Ferrara, director of the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. “The conference is a great opportunity to talk with alums about their experiences in law, education, entertainment, finance and public service, among many other careers, as well as graduate and professional school.”
This year’s event is a partnership between the Salisbury Center, Sankofa: the Black Students’ Union, Caribbean Student Association, Office of Intercultural Affairs, Latin American Organization, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Advancement, Africana Studies Program, Opportunity Programs, International Student Affairs, Afro Latino Alumni Association, and the Office of Campus Life.
To register, visit https://www.hws.edu/academics/career/mcnc.aspx.